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February/March 2013

Diversity/Careers February/March 2013

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This special section lists supplier diversity and related events. For society meetings, career fairs and similar activities please check out Events.

Schedules change frequently. Please confirm all dates and locations before making plans.

National Center for American Indian Economic Development will stage RES2013 economic summit and business trade fair March 11-14 at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. For more information, see www.ncaied.org.

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) holds its summit and salute to women’s business enterprises on March 13-14 at the Baltimore Hilton Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD. Details as they become available at wbenc.org/summit-salute.

Southern Florida Minority Supplier Development Council holds its annual business expo on March 22-23 at the Broward County Convention Center in Fort Lauderdale, FL. For details, see www.sfmsdc.org.

Wisconsin Iowa and Central Illinois Minority Supplier Development Council will hold a Partners for Profit business-to-business symposium on March 26 at the Country Springs Hotel and Conference Center in Pewaukee, WI. The keynote speaker will be Joset Wright, president of NMSDC. For additional information, visit www.wicimsdc.org.

Women’s Business Enterprise Council South (WBEC-South) presents its annual women’s business opportunity expo with the theme “Partnering for success” from April 3-4 at the New Orleans Marriott in New Orleans, LA. For more information, visit www.wbecsouth.org.

Northern California Minority Supplier Development Council hosts the 2013 NCMSDC awards gala, “Puttin’ on the Ritz,” on April 12 at the Ritz-Carlton, San Francisco, CA. Additional information can be found at affiliate.nmsdc.org/ncmsdc.

Chicago Minority Supplier Development Council hosts its annual business opportunity fair April 17-18 at the Navy Pier in Chicago. For further details, check out affiliate.nmsdc.org/chicagomsdc.

Astra Women’s Business Alliance holds its 2013 global connect: expo and summit April 24-27 in Portland, OR. See www.astrawba.org for details.

Greater New England Minority Supplier Development Council holds its awards gala and annual meeting April 25 at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel and Conference Center in Framingham, MA. See www.cmsdc.org for more information.

Save the date for the annual Women Presidents’ Organization conference to be held May 1-3 at the Fairmont Dallas in Dallas, TX. For additional information, visit www.womenpresidentsorg.com

Edison Electric Institute holds its thirtieth annual supplier diversity conference May 28-31 at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara in Santa Clara, CA. For more information, visit www.eei.org.

Airport Minority Advisory Council will host its annual airport business diversity conference and exhibition June 8-11 in San Diego, CA. For additional information, go to www.amac-org.com.

Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC) holds its 2013 national conference and business fair on June 25-27 at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN. See wbenc.org/wbencconf for further information.

Astra Women’s Business Alliance holds its 2013 women in business: workshop, awards and matchmaker event on July 24-25 in San Francisco, CA at the Westin St. Francis. See www.astrawba.org for details.

Tri-State Minority Supplier Development Council hosts a business opportunity fair July 30-31 at the Galt House Hotel in Louisville, KY. Visit tsmsdc.com for more details.

Midwest Minority Supplier Development Council holds its midwest business opportunity fair September 18-19 at Target Field Stadium, Minneapolis, MN. For additional details go to affiliate.nmsdc.org/mmsdc.

National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC) holds its national conference and business opportunity fair on October 27-30 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, TX. Additional details as they become available are at www.nmsdc.org.


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